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Banking on KC

Apr 14, 2021

On this episode of Banking on KC, Tony Bavuso, CEO of Saving Sight, joins host Kelly Scanlon to discuss the nonprofit eye bank’s role in providing corneal tissue to restore eyesight.

Tune in to discover:

  1. Why the eye bank was created and milestones in its 60-year history.
  2. Saving Sight’s role in securing, storing, preparing and distributing corneal tissue.
  3. The launch of Vital Tears and its mission alongside Saving Sight.
  4. Factors that drive the demand for corneal transplants—and the current supply situation.
  5. Advances in corneal transplant surgery that result in better patient outcomes.
  6. Innovations and research that will advance the field of corneal transplants.
  7. The importance of becoming a tissue/organ donor.

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